Gustave Doré

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Gustave Doré
1832-1883
London Bookmaker
Watercolor and graphite pencil on wove paper.
13 1/16 x 10 1/2 inches (332 x 254 mm.)
Gift of Joseph F. McCrindle.
1983.92
Inscription: 

Signed in brush and reddish-brown watercolor, at lower right, "G Doré"; stamped in red ink at lower right (Lugt S. 681a).

Provenance: 
The artist's atelier; presumably one of the atelier sales, Paris, G. Petit and B. Lasquin, 10 -11 or 14-15 April 1885; Joseph F. McCrindle, New York.
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 254.

Notes: 

Watermark: none.

Associated names: 

McCrindle, Joseph F., former owner.

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